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US title takes Murray to World No 3


September 11th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 11 (IANS) Andy Murray has become the first British man to win a Grand Slam title since 1936 by defeating Serbian defending champion Novak Djokovic in ... Read more...

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Skipper Finds Bottle with Message Nearly a Century Old


August 31st, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Andrew Leaper, a Scottish skipper has just found what could be the oldest message in the world right now. Leaper found a message that is 98 years ... Read more...

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Pankaj Advani beats former World No.1 Higgins


August 25th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Furth, Aug 25 (IANS) India's Pankaj Advani proved his mettle on Day 2 of the European Tour 2 Paul Hunter Classic by winning three matches in the same day stamping ... Read more...

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English club Sunderland sign striker Fletcher


August 25th, 2012 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 25 (IANS) English Premier League club Sunderland signed Scotland striker Steven Fletcher from Championship side Wolverhampton.Fletcher agreed to a four-year contract Friday after Wolves accepted an improved offer ... Read more...

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Kourtney in no rush to lose baby weight


August 23rd, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 23 (IANS) Reality TV star Kourtney Kardashian, who recently welcomed daughter Penelope Scotland Disic, says she is in no rush to get back into shape."I gained nearly ... Read more...

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Advani makes it to round of 16


August 11th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Gloucester, Aug 11 (IANS) India's Pankaj Advani stormed into the pre-quarterfinals of the UK - PTC 2 snooker tournament with back-to-back victories here.Advani, the 2003 IBSF World champion, overcame China's ... Read more...

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Britain braces for deadly sheep virus


August 9th, 2012 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) A virus that causes lambs and calves to be born dead or with serious deformities could spread across Britain by the end of year, experts warned ... Read more...

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WW II veteran meets colleague who ‘died’ 68 years ago!


August 3rd, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) An 87-year-old World War II veteran from Britain was shocked when he ran into a fellow soldier who he thought had died in battle 68 years ... Read more...

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Daughter gives Kourtney sleepless nights


July 31st, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 31 (IANS) Reality TV star Kourtney Kardashian and her husband Scott Disick are being kept awake all night by their newborn daughter, Penelope Scotland.The couple, who have ... Read more...

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Scottish graduates told to dumb down their CV’s


July 27th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Edinburg, July 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scottish graduates have been told to ‘dumb down’ their CVs to find jobs. Job centre staff of Scotland says that employers do not want cleaners in their ... Read more...

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Kourtney Kardashian angry with mother


July 27th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 27 (IANS) Reality TV star Kourtney Kardashian is reportedly furious with her mother Kris Jenner, who has been trying to "make money" off her new granddaughter, Penelope ... Read more...

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Archbishop of Glasgow links MP’s death to being gay


July 25th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Paisley, July 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Archbishop-elect of Glasgow Philip Tartaglia made some remarks about MP David Cairns’ death. He alleged that David died because of being gay. It ought to be mentioned ... Read more...

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Jeev targets top-50 spot in world rankings


July 22nd, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Lytham St. Annes, July 22 (IANS) Indian golfer Jeev Milkha Singh signed off from The Open Championship with a three-over-par 73 Sunday, and was ready to finally celebrate his Scottish ... Read more...

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O’Connor does not rule out Scotland return


July 15th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former Scotland forward Garry O'Connor has not ruled out featuring for the national team again after his surprise move to the Russian second tier football ... Read more...

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Glasgow Rangers demoted to lowest league tier


July 13th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 13 (IANS) Glasgow Rangers, plagued with financial difficulties, will start their new season in the lowest league tier, it was decided Friday.The Glasgow based club had already been ... Read more...

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Kim Kardashian excited to be aunt again


July 11th, 2012 - 2:10 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 11 (IANS) Socialite Kim Kardashian, who became an aunt for the second time after sister Kourtney gave birth to girl, says she is very excited to be ... Read more...

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It’s a girl for Kourtney Kardashian!


July 9th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 9 (IANS) Reality TV star Kourtney Kardashian and her fiance Scott Disick have been blessed with a girl. They have named her Penelope Scotland.She delivered the baby ... Read more...

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Barca set 90 million euro buy-out clause for Alba


July 6th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Barcelona, July 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Spanish football giants Barcelona have attached a 90 million euro buy-out clause to Spain left-back Jordi Alba, who joined from Valencia during Euro 2012.The 14 ... Read more...

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Euro 2012 win has to sink in: Jordi Alba


July 2nd, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, July 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Spain left-back Jordi Alba said Monday it will take time to realise he has become a part of history after scoring in Spain's 4-0 ... Read more...

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Jordi Alba joins Barcelona


June 28th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Barcelona, June 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Barcelona have signed Valencia left-back Jordi Alba for 14 million euros on a five-year deal, the Catalan giants said Thursday.The 23-year-old, who is with his ... Read more...

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One in eight British adults dies of alcohol


May 17th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
London, May 16 (IANS) One in eight deaths of British adults under the age of 64 is caused due to alcohol, an international conference on tackling problem drinking has been ... Read more...

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When Prince Charles turned into TV weatherman


May 11th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 11 (IANS) Prince Charles gave TV viewers in Scotland a shock when he became a news weatherman.The royal was touring BBC Scotland's Pacific Quay headquarters when he was ... Read more...

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Commander was bathing as British n-submarine hit sandbank


April 25th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
London, April 24 (IANS) An inquiry has concluded that the commander of the Royal Navy's newest nuclear-powered submarine was taking a shower minutes before it ran aground in 2010.According to ... Read more...

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British prison officer caught in bed with convict


April 13th, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 13 (IANS) A British woman prison officer was found naked in bed with a convict after helping him abscond from jail, a court heard. He was dubbed one ... Read more...

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Britain’s only giant pandas fail to mate


April 5th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 5 (IANS) Male panda Sunshine and girlfriend Sweetie had a window of just 36 hours to get on with it, but despite "natural sparks" the pair failed to ... Read more...

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Moore writes parenting book


March 27th, 2012 - 6:21 am ICT by IANS
London, March 27 (IANS) Actress Julianne Moore has written a book to help children understand different nationalities.Moore's mother Anne emigrated to America from Scotland when she was 10 years old ... Read more...

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Encyclopaedia Britannica no more in print


March 14th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 14 (IANS) The iconic Encyclopaedia Britannica has announced the end of its 32-volume print edition in a bid to focus more on the online version.The move will put ... Read more...

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Briton claims she found space rock


March 5th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 5 (IANS) A florist in Britain has claimed to have found a space rock which streaked across the night sky in a spectacular meteor shower on the weekend.Joanne ... Read more...

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Huge asteroid to fly past Earth


March 5th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 5 (IANS) A 150-foot wide asteroid orbiting the Earth will next year pass so close to our planet it will fly under man-made satellites, the Daily Mail reported ... Read more...

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World’s oldest post office celebrates 300th anniversary


March 3rd, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 3 (IANS) The world's oldest post office in Britain is celebrating its 300th anniversary this year.The post office in Sanquhar opened its doors in 1712, five years after ... Read more...

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Britain braces for cold again


March 3rd, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 3 (IANS) After enjoying balmy weather in late February, Britain is set to be plunged into freezing temperatures this weekend.The temperatures could hit as low as minus five ... Read more...

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Britain set for balmy temperatures


February 20th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 20 (IANS) Britain will bask in balmy temperatures this week once the latest cold snap has passed, the Met office here said.On Wednesday and Thursday it could soon ... Read more...

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Russian mosque has world’s largest Quran


February 18th, 2012 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Quran kept at Russian city of Kazan's Qolsharif mosque has been awarded a Guinness World Records certificate for being the world's largest, Tatarstan's state ... Read more...

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Squash: Ghosal enters semis of Windy City Open


February 11th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, Feb 11 (IANS) Top seed Saurav Ghosal signalled the end of the road for title-holder Olivier Pett when he beat the English qualifier in four games in the quarter-finals ... Read more...

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Scarlett Johansson plans London move


January 30th, 2012 - 9:54 am ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 30 (IANS) Actress Scarlett Johansson is planning to buy a property in London.The 27-year-old is planning to relocate from New York because she wants to avoid any ... Read more...

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